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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)

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We know how important it is to find a place that feels just right. Find out all you need to know at our upcoming Virtual Open Day on 25 June, where we’ll help make those big decisions a little easier. On the day, you’ll delve into undergraduate study at the Institution of Continuing Education by joining as many subject talks of your interest, meeting some of our inspiring academics and finding out what our current and past students enjoy most about studying with us.

The day will include subject talks and a course overview exploring future progression pathways, followed by a Q&A. There will also be additional information sessions where you can find out how we can support you throughout your studies.

Book now.


Open Day Programme



Welcome address by Dr James Gazzard, Director, Institute of Continuing Education

The specialist open university for adult learners at Cambridge



Professional Development Morning

Topic Lecturer  Talk Title Start Finish
Politics Dr Nigel Kettley and Dr Carina O’Reilly Is liberal democracy in crisis? 09:30  10:00
Strategic Business and Management Dr Rajeev Bali

What is strategic analysis?

09:30  10:00
Cognitive Psychology Dr Giulia Mangiarcina  How do we perceive emotions? 10:10  10:40
Archaeology Dr Nicholas James and Dr Corinne Roughley An introduction to Archaeology 10:10  10:40
International Relations and International Development Dr Roxane Farmanfarmian  How current events constantly make international relations a hot topic 10:50  11:20
Coaching Ruth Hughes Unlocking potential and empowering transformation 10:50  11:20



Hear from Our Students

Topic Start Finish
Hear from our students - webinar 11:30 12:00



Personal Enrichment Afternoon

Topic Lecturer Talk Title Start Finish
Creative Writing Derek Niemann The joy of self-expression 12:10 12:40
Philosophy Dr Alex Carter Do animals have rights? Do we? 12:10 12:40
English Literature Dr Jenny Bavidge Reading closely: an introduction to literary study at ICE 12:50 13:20
Creativity Theory, History and Philosophy Dr Alex Carter Can an AI create art? 12:50 13:20
History of Art Dr Lydia Hamlett 

What do art historians do all day?

13:30 14:00
History Dr Ian Chambers  Native American History: Indians in unexpected places 13:30 14:00
Sciences Dr Tom Monie Exploring the life sciences: opportunities at ICE 14:10 14:40
Classics Dr Henry Tang Nation-building and the Greco-Roman Classics 14:10 14:40





Event date

Saturday, 25 June, 2022 - 09:15